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Workshop - The "Art & Science" of Facilitation

Event: Workshop - The "Art & Science" of Facilitation
Tuesday June 11, 2013
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
2120 Fyffe Road, Room 109
Columbus, OH 43210

A good facilitator can make the difference between the success and failure of a group.

Did you know there is an art and science to facilitation? A successful facilitator utilizes a variety of tools, processes and skills to lead a group to make decisions, solve problems and be most effective.

This hands-on workshop focuses on learning and practicing the stages and characteristics of group facilitation. Participants will learn tips and techniques for dealing effectively with groups including dealing with conflict in a productive manner.

What is Facilitation?

“A process in which a person is acceptable to all members of a group, substantively neutral and has no decision-making authority intervenes to help a group improve the way it identifies and solves problems and makes decisions, in order to increase the group’s effectiveness.” -R. Schwarz, The Skilled Facilitator

Participants will:

Understand facilitation and the facilitator roles
Assess and manage group dynamicsIncorporate group problem-solving processes
Understand role of diversity, power and ethics
Recognize importance of humor and working miracles as a facilitator

Rose Fisher Merkowitz and Treva Williams are facilitating this workshop.

Cost: $120 per participant. To register and make payment, please go to

Date and time:June 11, 2013
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Area on Campus: 2120 Fyffe Rd.
Contact:Jody Termeer
Phone Number:614-292-3114
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Event Type:Workshop

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